If you are interested in the mysteries of space, we received some new items this week that you might want to check out.
Deep Space: Beyond the Solar System to the Edge of the Universe and the Beginning of Time by Govert Schilling. Readers will take a journey across the universe starting with our own solar system. Then continuing on, travel through the Milky Way and out to the far reaches of the cosmos. Filled with hundreds of stunning photographs and custom illustrations, as well as an atlas that maps the entire celestial sky, this book is sure to ignite the imagination.
Pearls of the Southern Skies: A Journey to Exotic Star Clusters, Nebulae and Galaxies by Auke Slotegraaf with photographs by Dieter Willasch. With names like Omega Centauri and the Tarantula Nebula, the exotic celestial objects of the southern sky are fascinating. These star clusters, nebulae and galaxies cannot be seen from North America, but are an incredible sight from the southern hemisphere. Amazing photographs allow readers to view these beautiful sights.
The Mars Underground, a film by Scott J. Gill. This documentary DVD tells the story of rocket scientist Robert Zubrin who believes that we can use present day technology to settle the planet Mars. The film uses animation to take viewers on a virtual tour of the Red Planet and shows how it can be “terraformed” into a place that will support human life.